Meet the Musicians
Aug
10
5:30 pm17:30

Meet the Musicians

  • The Vino Gallery

Enjoy a casual happy hour of wine tastings, mingling and music as you get to meet the 2017 Festival Artists. An informal concert of music chosen by the artists will set the tone as we kick-off our 7th Festival. Free, no reservations 

Docent tour of SLAM
Aug
13
1:00 pm13:00

Docent tour of SLAM

Enjoy an exclusive free docent lead tour of the St. Louis Art Museum's collection that connects with our "WAR & PEACE" 2017 Festival theme. 

Free, registration is required. Space is limited. These events fill up fast - reserve your spot today!

Family Concert at the J
Aug
13
4:00 pm16:00

Family Concert at the J

Bring the whole family for a 45 minute interactive concert geared towards primary school age children and their entire families. $5/person, kids under 2 free

Beyond the Trenches
Aug
17
7:30 pm19:30

Beyond the Trenches

  • The Missouri History Museum

In our third annual partnership with the Missouri History Museum, Gesher explores music from the World War I era. From America to Europe, the homefront to the trenches, you’ll learn the stories behind the music from Gesher Artistic Director Sara Sitzer and hear live performances by the talented Gesher artists! Come early and view the World War I: Missouri and The Great War exhibit in the atrium just outside of the auditorium at the Museum. Free, no reservations

Prayer for Peace
Aug
19
7:30 pm19:30

Prayer for Peace

  • 560 Music Center

Art and music can tell the stories of war and conflict, but they can also shed rays of hope for a more peaceful future. PRAYER FOR PEACE highlights works by composers who have created beauty despite current events, and offers a chance for reflection and peace even in today’s tumultuous world. $20 includes drink ticket

Transcending Borders
Aug
20
3:00 pm15:00

Transcending Borders

  • St. Louis Jewish Community Center - Wool Studio Theater

Gesher is the Hebrew word for bridge, which couldn’t be more fitting for this program of works by Israeli and Palestinian composers. Join us as we use the power of music to build bridges and facilitate conversation between cultures and nations.